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538 Possible Causes for Increased Appetite, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Diphyllobothrium Latum Infection

    (may be increased or decreased) (9) mechanical bowel obstruction (10) vomiting or defecating several proglottids or a whole worm Laboratory findings (1) mild eosinophilia[] A rare complication of chronic, small-intestinal involvement with D latum is the development of Vitamin B12 deficiency, characterized by anemia with or without neurologic[] Fish tapeworms take up dietary vitamin B 12 , occasionally resulting in vitamin B12 deficiency and megaloblastic anemia.[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Diarrhea Poor weight gain or weight loss Bloating Poor appetite Increased gas, foul smelling stools Fatigue, pallor Vomiting What are the complications of intestinal failure[] KEYWORDS: methylmalonic acid; short bowel syndrome; small bowel bacterial overgrowth; vitamin B12 deficiency[] As a result, ileum resection is likely to alter patients’ appetite.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Signs of deficiencies may be apparent. There may be: Non-anaemic iron deficiency. Iron-deficiency anaemia. Folate deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency.[] B12 deficiency - Infection: Giardiasis, Strongyloidiasis, Tuberculosis - Graft vs. host disease Genetic disorders - Disaccharidase deficiency - Agammaglobulinemia - Abetalipoproteinemia[] Frequently used as diagnostic tools are also blood and other laboratory tests, which reveal possible deficiencies in the levels of lactose and vitamin B12.[]

  • Dementia

    Use of megestrol acetate results in minimal improvements in appetite and weight gain, no improvement in quality of life or survival, and increased risk of thrombotic events[] The main reversible causes of dementia include vitamin B12 deficiency, hypothyroidism, neurosyphilis and Lyme disease.[] B12 deficiency Low levels of thyroid hormones, called hypothyroidism Low blood sugar , called hypoglycemia HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) These forms of dementia[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    […] ventilation, HR, blood volume, cardiac output -vasodilation -feel hot all the time -increased appetite -wt loss -increased intestinal motility, diarrhea -too skinny Hyperthyroidism[] Vitamin B12 deficiency common in primary hypothyroidism. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008;58(5):258-261. Bhasin S, Cunningham GR, Hayes FJ, et al.[] Glasbrenner , B , Malfertheiner , P , Büchler , M et al. ( 1991 ) Vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency in chronic pancreatitis: a relevant disorder?[]

  • Osteoporosis

    In addition, the gut-derived hormone, ghrelin, also increases with weight loss (to stimulate appetite) and stimulates osteoblastic proliferation and differentiation ( 54 )[] […] a vitamin B12 deficiency.[] Other micronutrients such as vitamin K or vitamin B12 deficiency may also contribute.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    It also increases appetite and can offset the inefficiency in the Celiac’s ability to absorb nutrients from the food you eat.”[] Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord should be considered in patients with chronic Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with neurological symptoms.[] Gastrointestinal symptoms include: Abdominal pain , bloating, gas, or indigestion Constipation Decreased appetite (may also be increased or unchanged) Diarrhea , either constant[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Treatment of tropical sprue with folate and B(12) cures the macrocytic anemia and the accompanying glossitis, and often results in increased appetite and weight gain.[] People with vitamin B12 deficiency will receive vitamin supplements as well.[] Treatment of tropical sprue with folate and B 12 cures the macrocytic anemia and the accompanying glossitis, and often results in increased appetite and weight gain.[]

  • Graves Disease

    appetite, rapid and irregular heartbeat, weight loss, goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), and change in menstrual cycles, and breast enlargement in men.[] B12 deficiency lupus , a chronic, long-term disorder that can affect many parts of your body Addison's disease, a hormonal disorder celiac disease , a digestive disorder[] appetite diarrhoea palpitations (heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing) muscle weakness anxiety, restlessness, irritability and/or emotional instability[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    The patient feels better after 24 - 48 hours of therapy with increased appetite and well being.[] BACKGROUND: Vitamin B12 deficiency may result in pernicious anemia (PA). This study evaluated whether all the patients with vitamin B12 deficiency had PA.[] Symptoms you may experience: Fatigue, weakness, irritability, pale skin, headaches, brittle nails, decreased appetite, increased susceptibility to infections, and a decreased[]

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